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Charter Revision Commission Says “Yes” To Public Campaign Financing

The Hartford Charter Revision Commission voted 6-1 to recommend a charter revision that includes public campaign financing at its meeting on February 20, 2013. While I do not have the precise language at my fingertips, it reads something simple, like...
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Hartford’s Charter Revision Commission Can Institute Public Financing of Elections

Note: This is my testimony to Hartford’s Charter Revision Commission from Wednesday, February 20, 2013. In full disclosure, I am the administrator of the New Haven Democracy Fund, the public campaign finance body for New Haven’s Mayoral Elections.   The...
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Finding a Truce in the Voting Wars

Connecticut ranks 24th out of the 50 states in an Elections Performance Index study conducted by the Pew Charitable Trusts, released on February 5, 2013. The Elections Performance Index, or EPI, has long been sought by watchers of elections as...
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Buy Foley’s Yacht – just $5.9 million

Gubernatorial wanna-be and likely war criminal Tom Foley has listed his yacht Odalisque for sale, as of January 8, 2013. Foley is asking $5.9 million for the 1973 Feadship, a Cadillac among yachts. It seems highly unlikely Foley, a 1-percenter,...
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